About our community

Welcome residents and visitors! ​

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Sylvan lake, Town of Rome City

​​Rome City, Indiana

is a small

community on famous

Sylvan Lake.​.

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Annual Events​

Farmers Market, MAY TO OCTOBER 

May 5th & 6th - Town-wide Garage Sale

July 1st,   Fireworks on Sylvan Lake

July 8th,  POKER RUN on Sylvan Lake

Aug 4th & 5th - Town-wide Garage Sale​​

Aug 12th & 13th - Chautauqua Days Festival!!!

​Oct 7th -  Golf Scramble, Chili Cook-off 

​​Oct 31st, Trick/Treat 5:30pm - 7:30pm

November 18th - Christmas House Walk​


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Merry Christmas Friends, Family, Visitors and Residents

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The happiest of holidays to you and yours this Christmas season from the folks at Rome City's town hall. 

The town of Rome City, Indiana is a tourist attraction  nestled perfectly in northeast Indiana, Noble County and Orange township. Our small town offers beautiful views and homes for over of 1600 residents on and around  Sylvan Lake and attracts visitors year round to our many tourist attractions.

Sylvan Lake Indiana is a SKI LAKE, an all-season lake with a wonderful public access and boat launch site,  16-miles of beautiful shoreline, great fishing, and our famous "Big Island" complete with scenic island nature trails and a public island boat dock. 

Contact information if you have any questions:

Tom Murphy, Percy Young, or Melissa Young

260-349-8913,  260-908-1066, 260-564-4528 

American Legion Post 381
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Cost: $40.00 per couple or $25 single. 

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The town of Rome City and Sylvan Lake hosts the second home to renowned author and nature photographer, Gene Stratton-Porter. Take a tour of the beautiful 150-acres state museum and historic site featuring formal gardens, woods, an abundance of nature, and Gene Stratton-Porter's restored lakefront cabin on  Sylvan Lake.​​

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Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site

A golf-cart friendly, lake community



Start date: Tuesday, Jan. 9th, at 5:30pm 

 Homework help for kids & free pizza dinner every Tuesday and Thursday!
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Rome City is home to the Gene Stratton-Porter State Museum and Historic site 

Community Text Alerts

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Noble County Emergency Management Agency, Rome City & Sylvan Lake Assoc.

TEXT: 888777 and enter code SYLVAN57